Technical Specialist Charging Hardware

Job description

This is Allego

Allego is the leading company for fast and ultra-fast charging solutions to companies and consumers throughout Europe. We deliver charging facilities ranging from regular home charging to state-of-the-art high power charging that can be used by all electric cars and every EV driver, providing a seamless charging experience. Our goal is to contribute to zero emission mobility and allow EV drivers to charge at the right place with the right speed. The EV market is emerging and changing rapidly. With our proven track record and long experience, we keep driving forward with confidence.

A bit more about the job

As our Charging Hardware Technical Specialist you know the technical details of charging equipment by heart and are able to advise and challenge on (internal)client’s needs. You are the sparring partner for our Operations team and project managers. From time to time, you should be able to explain to our colleagues in the field what to do in case things don’t work.

It is a role which combines technical hardware quality assessment and solution development for our hardware portfolio. The focus is on data connectivity and AC/DC charging (equipment). You will be working with more (hardware) specialists within our company to deal with the technological challenges.

Overall, you will be responsible for the analysis, implementation, and development of our hardware- and supplier portfolio – focusing on charging technology and data connectivity. This means:

  • Keep track of (key) trends in charger hardware, standardization technologies and data connection in the market.
  • Manage technical communication with hardware suppliers regarding existing and new products, features, and developments.
  • Assess quality of new suppliers, new hardware products and internal electrical components of the charging stations/accessories.
  • Validate new releases of firmware for charging systems with electric vehicles.
  • Advice on technological and economic feasibility for different use / business cases.
  • Act as an expert on data connection solutions for the chargers and the Allego backend, support in case of issues and provide advice for future developments and improvements.
  • Provide technical consultancy and ‘on demand hardware analyses’ for product development.
  • In-depth technical analysis of charging issues of our operational chargers in our network.


This is you ( we hope )

As our ideal candidate:

  • You hold a university master’s degree, preferably in electrical engineering.
  • You have at least 2-4 years of work experience in a similar role. Experience in the EV or telecommunication market is a real plus.
  • You have a good understanding of electronic products life cycles, requirements analysis, design, development, manufacturing, testing to certifications, and compliance processes.
  • You demonstrate strong organizational skills and have the ability to prioritize multiple demands.
  • You are a true team player and like to work together and coordinate activities with colleagues and external parties to come together to the best solutions.
  • You have strong communication skills and are fluent in English. If you happen to speak Dutch and/or German as well, that would be great.
  • As soon as Covid-19 allows us to do so, you are willing to travel internationally when needed (a few times per year).
  • You are in possession of a valid driver license (category B).
  • You top it off with a great sense of humor.

Our offer

There is a team of eager EV addicts waiting for you to join. You will get colleagues that are driven to make a difference in achieving zero emission mobility, knowing that working together is the only way of making impact. You get a challenging job in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment. A competitive salary depending on education and experience. A good package of secondary conditions, including end of year premium, personal budget, and pension. At Allego you choose your own challenges, we will make education and training available if necessary to keep driving forward.

If you are interested in working at Allego we look forward to receiving your resume and motivation letter via the direct link.

Please do not contact us if you are an agency. We understand that you, above anyone else, have the best candidates, but we count on it that those candidates will know where to find us themselves.